2019 Alberta Soils Tour:
Central Alberta Region





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Description

The Alberta Soil Science Workshop is please to announce the 2019 Alberta Soil Tour scheduled for May 30 to May 31, 2019. This 2-day event will focus upon the Central Alberta Region. The Tour will start from Red Deer, AB, and go southeast into the badlands area near Drumheller, AB, finally returning to Red Deer, AB. The Alberta Soils Tour is an excellent training opportunity for those working with soils, whether the focus is on soil conservation, land reclamation, or agronomy. Experts will provide background on soil formation and the various soil profiles for each of the landscapes encountered during the tour. Various soil conservation, land habitat, and agronomy topics will be discussed. Come, make new friends, and expand your horizons! Co-Leaders for the 2019 Alberta Soil Tour are:

  • -Ed Karpuk, Resource Inventory Specialist with Alberta Environment and Parks
  • -Ron McNeil, President of LandWise Inc.

In 2019, the Alberta Soils Tour will focus on typical soils of Alberta prairies:

Accommodation in Drumheller

Ramada Inn & Suites

680-2nd Street SE, Drumheller
$159.00 + taxes, room/night
(book before May 1)
Phone: 403-823-2028

Mention the Alberta Soils Tour to receive the discounted room rate.

Super 8 Hotel

600-680-2nd Street SE, Drumheller
$149.00 + taxes, room/night
(book before May 1)
Phone: 403-823-8887

Mention the Alberta Soils Tour to receive the discounted room rate.

Accommodation in Red Deer

For the night before the Tour (May 29) and the night after the Tour (May 31) participants have an option to stay in Red Deer, AB if they desire. Discount rates have been arranged with the hotel below that is at 1.7 km distance from the Tour starting site (Westerner Park).
Days Inn by Wyndham Red Deer

1000-5001 19 St, Red Deer
$120.00 + taxes, room/night
Phone: 403-340-3297

Mention the Alberta Soils Tour to receive the discounted room rate.